Law

Sheriff's Office celebrates 130 years of public service

The Citrus County Jail, c. 1910s, stood where the new courthouse is today. The old jail was torn down in the mid-1970s.
The Citrus County law enforcement has a historical lifespan of 130 years, so far.
 
And on Friday, the Citrus County Sheriff's Office gathered with community leaders and others to celebrate the 130th anniversary of the Citrus County Sheriff's Office.
 

Law Enforcement Appreciation Week May 14-20

The Board of County Commissioners is pictured with a representative from the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office.

The Citrus County Board of County Commissioners have proclaimed the week of May 14-20 as Law Enforcement Appreciation Week in Citrus County.

Law enforcement officers of Citrus County play an essential role in safeguarding rights and freedoms of Citrus County.

They risk their lives daily to ensure each citizen can live in a safe and secure environment. Our law enforcement officers work in partnership with their community to protect life and property, solve neighborhood problems, and enhance the quality of life in Citrus County.

Law Week in Citrus County April 24-28

The Board of County Commissioners is pictured with Citrus County Bar Association representatives. (April 11, 2017)

The Citrus County Board of County Commissioners on April 11 declared April 24 through 28, 2017 as Law Week in Citrus County.

Law Week is an occasion of public acknowledgement of our Nation’s heritage of Justice, Liberty and Equality under the law.

Councilman calls for equity in law enforcement fees

Crystal River Councilman Andy Houston on Monday appeared before the Citrus County Commission calling for equity in law enforcement fees.

Law governing NSA needs tightening

Short week in Washington this week.  The House passed legislation reaffirming no taxpayer funding for abortion and finished up consideration (after months and months of delay) on the Farm Bill.

Public's right to speak questioned at meetings

Theodora Rusnak, Citrus County Council

A small, but vocal, group of Citrus County residents asked the county commission on Tuesday to restore things to the way they were before the BOCC voted to change the order of "Open to the Public" comments at BOCC meetings.

The group has been lobbying commissioners during the past two commission meetings to modify an ordinance that governs public comment during governmental meetings which was modeled to comply with Senate Bill 50, passed by the Florida Legislature earlier this year.

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